Ethiopia, with friendly people, an ancient and fascinating culture, and amazing food (and coffee), is truly a fantastic country to visit. While I mainly travel to eat, people are also a major contribution to the greatness of any country. 1. Boys in Lalibela Unfortunately, plenty of kids will ask you to take their picture and […]
by Mark Wiens on December 2, 2013
by Mark Wiens on July 23, 2013
People from around India come to Varanasi for the Ganges River, and life (and death) in the city revolves around the river. You’ll find sadhus, or Hindu holy men, throughout Varanasi, often napping in the sunshine or deep in meditation. There’s nothing better to do when you’re in Varanasi than walk along the Ganges river. […]
by Mark Wiens on June 21, 2013
Drying Fish in Sri Lanka Fish is very common in Sri Lankan food, and one way to preserve it is by drying it. Along the beach in Negombo, Sri Lanka, there were lots of fish dehydrating in the hot sun.
by Mark Wiens on June 14, 2013
Non Smiling But Friendly Man This guy may look mean in the photo, but he’s the one who politely asked me if I’d take his photo in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Similar to the waiter at the best Indian restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, he put on a tough grin when I took his portrait, but he […]
by Mark Wiens on June 7, 2013
90 Year Old Smoker Just a short walk from the old smiling lady, was this man who could barely speak a word of either Chinese or English. He sat quietly smiling and taking periodic inhales of his 4 foot long pipe!
by Mark Wiens on June 6, 2013
“These two cute Bangladeshi boys approached me while I was wandering around Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. They loved having their photo taken.” Mark’s Note: I first met Sam and Audrey in Seoul, South Korea, last year. We found a traditional Korean restaurant and indulged in their set menu of the day – a huge spread of […]
by Mark Wiens on May 31, 2013
Thai Donuts Thai donuts, which are directly brought over from China, are small pieces of deep fried dough. They aren’t normally too sweet and are either eaten directly or dipped in sang kaya coconut jam. Thai donuts are a popular Thai breakfast choice.
by Mark Wiens on May 30, 2013
Darjeeling is in the same West Bengal state of India as Kolkata, but it’s a world of difference. It’s much calmer, cool, and surrounded by the gorgeous Himalayas. Darjeeling is one of the most famous places in the world for tea, the rolling foothills and elevation creating prime conditions. One of my favorite things to […]
Hey! My name is Mark. After graduating from university, I decided to travel and EAT!
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